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Muston Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Winterborne Kingston, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7785 / 50°46'42"N

Longitude: -2.1809 / 2°10'51"W

OS Eastings: 387340

OS Northings: 97673

OS Grid: SY873976

Mapcode National: GBR 20F.1FS

Mapcode Global: FRA 67B1.05Z

Entry Name: Muston Manor

Listing Date: 10 October 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304719

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103569

Location: Winterborne Kingston, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Winterborne Kingston

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Winterbourne Kingston St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

WINTERBORNE KINGSTON
SY 89 NE MUSTON

7/153 Muston Manor

II*

Detached house, late C17 with C18 porch and addition to left. Flemish
bond brickwork, early parts having burnt headers; flint plinth. Half-hipped,
thatched roof with 2 brick stacks part way in along the ridge. One and a
half storeys, 5 window range. Central 3 bays project forward slightly.
2-light, C19/20 casements with glazing bars, those to the ground floor under
segmental brick heads. Central 2-storey porch, probably in imitation of that
at nearby Anderson Manor; round brick arch with brick imposts and stone
keystone; upper floor has probably reset single-light stone window with
elliptical head; plank door. To the east gable and rear wall are some
windows with heavy, pegged timber surrounds, some with fixed glazing and
some with wrought-iron casements containing leaded-lights. Some blocked
openings to rear.

Interior features; these are of very high quality for a small dwelling; many
rooms have fielded panelling with moulded dado rail; west room has moulded
cornice with egg and dart enrichment and an angle fireplace with moulded surround
and heavy keystone; main room has a large open fireplace with chamfered bressummer
and continuous jambs; kitchen has chamfered stone fireplace with continuous jambs;
the east room upstairs has a fireplace with a bolection-moulded surround and 2
other rooms have coved and segmental plastered ceilings. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.IV,
p.301/2, no.5., Newman, J. and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England, Dorset,
1972, p.481.)


Listing NGR: SY8734097673

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